The NWEAMO contemporary music festival returned to San Diego State’s Smith Recital Hall, where festival director and composer Joseph Martin Waters, the Swarmius ensemble, and members of SD City Opera preformed the opening concert Friday . . .
Thursday’s (March 16) New York Times arts news story announcing Los Angeles Philharmonic President and CEO Deborah Borda’s appointment as the new CEO of the New York Philharmonic placed into sharp focus the significant role that the west coast has attained in that rarified realm of classical music, symphony orchestras. In the middle of the […]
Reviewing City Ballet of San Diego’s “Nutcracker,” I wrote: “I’m eager to see [this company] make a grand jeté to the next level.” With this program, particularly exciting new works by Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins—and pianists from the New York City Ballet—they did it.
Doing its part to boost San Diego’s celebration of early music month, the Bach Collegium San Diego offered a concert of rare 17th-century German music—”Agony and Ecstasy: Bach’s Muses”—over the weekend of March 11 & 12, 2017 . . .